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ASN opposes proposed cuts to medical research

Proposed cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget for 2011 will limit the nation's ability to advance patient care and public health. The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) strongly opposes the proposed $1.6 billion reduction to t...

FASEB praises President Obama for increasing funding for research in his...

Bethesda, MD - William T. Talman, MD, President of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), praised President Barack Obama for his continuing support for science and engineering. "The President recognizes that our futu...

NIDCR funding to US dental schools diminished from 2005 to 2009

Adding to the national debate on the state of dental research in U.S. dental schools, an article released today titled "Total NIH Support to U.S. Dental Schools, 2005-2009", published in the International and American Associations for Dental Researc...

The Science Coalition lauds House, Senate passage of America COMPETES

Washington, DC -- The Science Coalition issued the following statement today from President Deborah Altenburg after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5116, the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010: On behalf of The Science Co...

Top research highlighted in fight against heart disease and stroke

Research on reducing risks, improving medical treatment and improving lifestyle behaviors to fight the battle against heart disease and stroke are among the key scientific findings that make up this year's top cardiovascular and stroke research reco...

Despite economic slump, donors give generously to global health, though at...

SEATTLE -- The worst global economic crisis in decades has not stopped public and private donors from giving record amounts of money to health assistance for developing countries, according to a new report by the Institute for Health Metrics and Ev...

New report underlines the threat to universal access to HIV prevention,...

28 October 2010 (Geneva, Switzerland) - A report issued today by the International AIDS Society, Universal Access: Right Here, Right Now documents the principal debates around universal access during the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 20...

US invested $139 billion in health research in 2009

WASHINGTON -- October 7, 2010 -- The U.S. invested $139 billion last year in health research from all public and private sources, according to Research!America's latest annual estimate. That amount represents only 5.6% of the $2.47 trillion overall U...

Secret funding fosters hope for new drugs for autism

Funding from an anonymous wealthy family has been the secret to progress, at long last, in developing drugs that show promise for helping millions of people worldwide with Fragile X syndrome, the most common genetic cause of autism. That's the topic...

Research!America asks Congress to support embryonic stem cell research now

WASHINGTON -- September 8, 2010 -- Research!America today called on Congress to take legislative action that will allow federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research to proceed, in light of U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth's refusal yeste...

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